Poetry, Anyone?

Admission: A poet I am not. However, when the opportunity arose–a poetry contest to be exact–I couldn’t resist. It wasn’t just any old contest, mind you. It was for a poem with a theme fit for Beachcombing magazine, so, you see, I had to try. I pulled from my many happy memories and poured them into this…

Why did I start writing?

Great question! For years I was never that interested in being a writer. True, my teachers enjoyed some things I wrote in high school. True, I feel more comfortable writing a letter or sending an email to phoning or even carrying on a conversation with someone. Yes, homeschooling my children helped refresh my grammar skills…but…